• Lending

    Large and mid-sized lenders drive growth

    Ellie Mae’s latest earning results further confirmed the growing dominance of large and mid-sized lenders in the mortgage industry. As mega lenders pull away from originations, the rest of the industry is quickly responding to fill the gap.

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Cover Story
February 2016

Global reach: Exploring the risks and rewards of offshore mortgage servicing

Sometimes offshoring sounds like a bad word. In reality, offshore mortgage servicing simply means using remote staff, usually to take advantage of lower labor and overhead costs and round-the-clock staffing availability. But legitimate questions remain. In the midst of increasing compliance pressures, is offshoring a sound strategy for mortgage servicers looking to stay competitive, or a fast track to dissatisfied customers and trouble with the CFPB?

Commentary

Why conservatorship of Fannie and Freddie must end